An unique design located in a remote region in the north of Portugal

Oliveira de Frades House


Settled on the Northern edge of Oliveira de Frades, this single-family house emerge from an existing industrial plot over-viewing Serra da Freita. The topography with expressive slopes defines the conceptual design that carefully sits in its natural landscape.

In such a unique territory, it is essential to understand the geographical and architectural surroundings in order to minimize the impact of the building whereas consolidating the design as something timeless.

The proposal is meticulously designed with a clearly defined concept, aligning with its designated programmatic elements and Clients request.


Location Oliveira de Frades, Portugal

Architecture João Lisboa, Marco Mirôto and Inês Santos

Client Private

Status Undergoing

Date 2023-2024

Imagery Pedro Correia